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What's the best ca finish from the following list?

01-24-2014 02:24 PM by Split

I have done some experimenting and a ton of reeding on ca and blo pen finishe...

1 01-24-2014 05:03 PM
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Thoughts on the Rikon 70-450 20"x37" Lathe

12-19-2013 10:42 PM by JamesVavra

Does anyone have any experience with the bigger Rikon Lathes? Specifically, I...

10 01-23-2014 04:56 PM
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HELP... my Delta Lathe Died

12-23-2013 08:58 PM by Nick_R

My less than 2 year old Delta 46-460 lathe just stopped working.. I think the...

37 01-21-2014 11:19 PM
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A mobile wood turning station

01-20-2014 07:18 PM by b2rtch

I bought a wood lath from Harbor Freight years ago and I never used it much.I...

22 01-21-2014 07:27 PM
View JeffDM's profile

Nova 1624-44 or Jet 1221VS

01-14-2014 01:59 PM by JeffDM

I need some help deciding between the Nova 16244-44 (on sale for $900 at Wood...

18 01-21-2014 04:18 AM
View RussellAP's profile

French rolling pin

01-20-2014 02:51 PM by RussellAP

I’m going to make one of these for a customer. My pin will be 20...

2 01-20-2014 05:37 PM
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Epoxy Threads on a bottle stopper?

01-07-2014 12:37 AM by Dan Campebell

I have been exploring the possibilities of turning bottle stoppers and find t...

8 01-20-2014 04:36 AM
View Split's profile

Ca pen finish. What did I do wrong?

01-17-2014 02:32 PM by Split

I put ca finish onto my pen with the lathe turning after sanding up to 600. I...

12 01-19-2014 08:30 AM
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eucalyptus citradora

01-17-2014 12:21 PM by REO

I was in the Seychelles last week for a wedding. a family member gave me a pi...

5 01-18-2014 05:44 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

swing and spindle size spindle

01-16-2014 01:31 PM by Nubsnstubs

I have a question for the machine guru’s. At what swing does a 1”...

6 01-17-2014 01:54 PM
View Wildwood's profile

Good Read

01-15-2014 10:37 PM by Wildwood

If you are thinking about getting into turning, have a look at this book. Mi...

4 01-16-2014 02:24 PM
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Salted box elder

01-15-2014 05:44 AM by TechTeacher

I have some spalted box elder pen blanks that I cut up a year or two ago. I n...

0 01-15-2014 05:44 AM
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I dont know how to finish this thing..HELP!!

01-11-2014 01:39 AM by NaptownWood

Its found wood, boosted wood really. Someone had cut down a tree, and they we...

5 01-11-2014 12:45 PM
View Knudoc's profile

where to purchase rubber jam chuck

01-08-2014 04:49 PM by Knudoc

I just purchase the Carter Perfect Sphere Tool and the YouTube video shows mo...

2 01-08-2014 11:44 PM
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Scrap wood for turning

01-07-2014 01:22 AM by popeyekris

I recently purchased a new lathe. My question is, I have all sorts of scrap ...

9 01-07-2014 07:15 PM
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Delta LA200 Midi Lathe Belt replacement

07-29-2013 08:41 PM by justinwdemoss

I am throwing this out to the web in an effort to help others who have the De...

3 01-07-2014 06:23 PM
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HSS Turning Tools (Follow-up Question)...

01-04-2014 02:48 PM by ScrubPlane

As I watch more and more turning videos I notice that while most of the demon...

5 01-05-2014 11:20 AM
View trz's profile

turning ebony

05-17-2013 11:38 PM by trz

Any tips or hints on turning ebony spindles? Beside using sharp tool!

5 01-04-2014 07:17 PM
View Wildwood's profile

New Inexpensive Chucks

01-03-2014 05:49 PM by Wildwood

Looking at my new Grizzly catalog found these chuck which have not seen befor...

0 01-03-2014 05:49 PM
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Problems with lines when sanding

12-22-2013 10:08 AM by Thuzmund

Hi all, So I have noticed a scary pattern: often, as I sand, I leave ligh...

19 01-02-2014 04:04 AM

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